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Council Chairperson

Councillor Dylan Rees has been elected as the new Chairman of the Isle of Anglesey County Council for 2018/19.

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Councillor Dylan Rees

Councillor Rees is one of the three county councillors serving the Canolbarth Môn Ward and has lived in Llangefni for over 30 years.

He is a former Police Inspector having served with the North Wales Police for 27 years before working for Anglesey County Council as a Senior Homelessness Officer and then Grŵp Cynefin Housing Association as a Senior Housing Officer. He was first elected as a County Councillor in May 2013.

Councillor Rees thanked his fellow members for granting him the opportunity of becoming the Council’s civic head during 2018/19.

He said, “To be elected as Council Chairman in only my second term of office is a great privilege and I thank my fellow councillors for placing their trust in me. I will seek to serve the County Council, our Island and its residents to the best of my abilities. I am looking forward immensely to my year in office and will strive to be an effective ambassador in carrying out my many civic duties.”

Councillor Rees also announced that his nominated Chairman’s Charity for the year would be St David’s Hospice” and added, “The recent announcement that St David’s Hospice will be opening their first ever inpatient hospice here on Ynys Mon at Penrhos Stanley Hospital, Holyhead, early next year is fantastic news. I am well aware of the excellent work that this charity does in providing top quality end of life care and am delighted to offer my support to this very worthwhile project.”

Dylan is actively involved in the local community and his commitments include Chair of the Llangefni Urban Sports Park Project Group, Chair of Governors for Ysgol Gymuned Bodffordd, governor with Canolfan Addysg y Bont, member of the Llangefni Regeneration Group and Secretary of Trustees for the Christian Youth Organisation “Gobaith Mon”.

He is also a member of Llangefni Town Council and has just finished his year in office as the Town Mayor.

Dylan’s hobbies include walking, keep-fit and playing bridge. He is also an active member of Caersalem Welsh Baptist Church.

He and his wife Elizabeth have been married for 36 years and they have both learnt Welsh as their second language. They also have two sons.

Councillor Margaret Roberts who represents the Lligwy ward, was elected as Vice-Chairman for 2018/19.

Last update: 19 June 2018 Give feedback on this page
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